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UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class
June 28, 2021

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program
June 16, 2021

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers
June 9, 2021

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency
May 12, 2021

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.


College of Medicine – Tucson Hosts Virtual Research Day
April 29, 2021

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.


Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program Expands
March 30, 2021

The full-tuition program aims to improve Arizonans’ health and reduce medical student debt by addressing a dire need for qualified medical professionals.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors
March 19, 2021

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding
February 17, 2021

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020
December 16, 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz
November 18, 2020

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus
November 18, 2020

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19
November 13, 2020

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break
November 13, 2020

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.


UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike
November 13, 2020

The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.


UArizona to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies
October 29, 2020

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes
October 6, 2020

On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance
September 29, 2020

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations
September 24, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities
September 23, 2020

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2
September 22, 2020

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


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